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Peer Specialist - Part Time

Adult Mental Health Recovery Services

Milford, MA
ID: 10267-709


We make a difference - in your community and in your career.


Peer Specialist- Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) program!


Please submit a cover letter with your resume.


ACCS Integrated Teams provide clinical interventions and peer and family support to facilitate engagement, support functioning and maximize symptom stabilization and self-management of individuals and to assist individuals in developing skills, establishing natural supports and resources to live successfully in the community.


As a member of the ACCS team, the Peer Specialist will work as a member of Persons Served Primary Teams to inspire hope that recovery is possible through individual and group conversations, guiding Persons through their own recovery process, and assisting Persons served with learning about and accessing recovery resources and communities.


The Peer Specialist will provide education to Persons engaged in services and Team members, advocacy, and direct service, using their own recovery experience as a positive model.


Schedule: 30 hours per week


Pay Rate: $21.63/hour uncertified OR $22.66/hour CPS certification.


Why You'll Love Riverside
We make a true difference in people’s lives through rewarding work. Most of our jobs come with great benefits – including healthcare, numerous professional development opportunities, and generous time off - all in a respectful and inclusive environment, perhaps why Riverside was named a Boston Globe Top Workplace and a best-in-state employer by Forbes.  


Benefits include: 

  • Comprehensive, high-quality health, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts – both medical and dependent care
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • Separate accruals for vacation (increases with tenure), personal, and sick time
  • Tax-deferred 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Plan / Travel Assistance Plan
  • Employee bonus for referrals resulting in hiring
  • Discounts to movie theaters, sporting, and entertainment events
  • Employee YMCA discount: 10% off a YMCA monthly membership and 50% off the joiner’s fee


Learn more about our benefits and culture:

Our Benefits

Our Culture

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Required Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to participate effectively in a team of staff required.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, regular access to a reliable vehicle and be willing to provide transportation to persons served in personal vehicle, as needed.

Required Experience

  • Must have a lived history of recovery in the context of mental illness
  • Related work experience and ability to articulate wellness/recovery values and principles required
  • Must have either a college degree or a high school diploma/GED and at least 6 months relevant experience
  • Certification as a Peer Specialist (CPS) highly preferred or commit to obtaining CPS within 12 months of hire


Riverside Community Care is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from culturally diverse applicants. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.

This position is located in Milford, MA. View the Google Map in full screen.